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To:Jonathan Nieder From:Ben Hutchings Subject:Bug#660446: linux-image-3.2.0-1-4kc-malta: Should include built-in support for ext4 Date:Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:53:42 +0000
 

On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 15:39 -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> reassign 660446 src:linux-2.6 3.2.4-1
> quit
>
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
>
> > If ext4 is going to be built-in then it seems like we should disable
> > ext2 and ext3 and enable CONFIG_EXT4_USE_FOR_EXT23.
>
> I'd be all for doing that (except the building-in part) on all arches,
> fwiw.

That costs an extra 170K of memory on systems that only use ext3, though
(and an extra 250K on those that only use ext2).

Ben.

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